I write to put my pieces together.
My Mom Ate From Garbage – Here's What I Learned From Her
I didn't know how difficult my mother's childhood had been until I was 13 or 14 years old. I don't think she hid it because she was ashamed, but because she wanted me to be mature enough to understand that a difficult life is also an opportunity for growth if you know how to turn pain into strength.
How Not To Be A First-World Hypocrite
A couple of months ago, I came across an organization called GiveDirectly. Their slogan is: “Send money to people living in poverty”, and they are in charge of making your cash reach people living in disadvantaged countries, mainly in Africa.
What Medium Doesn't Want You To Know
The other day I wrote about why I left Medium and started writing on Vocal. I should add that I also canceled my Medium membership, which means that many publications are now refusing to post my articles.
3 Spiritual Theories To Explain LGBTQ Identity
Although I was born a woman, I have never felt like a girl. I think my conscience doesn't identify with the feminine pronoun even 30% of the time, and this has been the case since I was little.
How I Have A Luxurious Life On $600 A Month – And You Can Too
I'm about to turn 28 and my life is going very well. I work as a Content Manager / Freelance Writer for a couple of companies, earning enough to survive. The interesting thing is that I am not content with "surviving", and so I am proud to say that I found a way to have an upper-class life spending only $600 per month.
Why I Left Medium And Moved To Vocal
Five months ago, I started writing on Medium. I had the idea to share thoughts and experiences, and I was even more excited to know that Medium was willing to reward the effort with its Partnership program.
How Not Having Friends Has Made My Life Better
It’s been a few years since I got away from my friends. It’s not that I’ve gotten rid of them, it’s just that sometimes people’s priorities shift in opposite directions.
Being a Digital Nomad: 3 Hardest Lessons I've Learned
Is it worth being a digital nomad? There is no way you can get a sense of purpose while living with your parents. I’m sure you’ve been treated well enough, but you need to get away from that and find your own cause, right?